Chelsea handed Mykhailo Mudryk injury boost in positive Ukraine development
Posted by  badge Boss on 3 weeks ago
Mudryk picked up a knock late on in the draw with England (Picture: Getty)

took part in ’s latest training session after the winger’s injury scare against .

The 22-year-old started against the Three Lions in but was replaced in the 90th minute of their European Championship qualifier.

up against Kyle Walker, falling awkwardly and grabbing his calf in pain.

Mudryk also received medical treatment in the first-half after a challenge from Marcus Rashford.

, the £88million signing appears to have avoided another setback after taking part in training ahead of Ukraine’s latest qualifier against Italy on Tuesday.

also report Mudryk has been listed as part of the group travelling to Milan on Monday ahead of that game.

Mudryk is yet to start a competitive game under Mauricio Pochettino, limited to appearances off the bench having bee ruled out of the 3-0 win over Luton Town.

Mudryk hasn’t started for Chelsea this season (Picture: Getty)

The new Blues boss has had to content with a number of injury problems with Christopher Nkunku, Reece James, Wesley Fofana, Carney Chukwuemeka and Trevoh Chalobah among those currently sidelined.

Chelsea have picked up just one win this term – at home to newly promoted Luton – having lost to Nottingham Forest heading into the international break.

They return to action against Bournemouth on Sunday with Mudryk hoping to be involved. The Ukrainian is still waiting for his first Chelsea goal, registering two assists in 20 appearances.

Pochettino recently said of the winger’s struggles: ‘I think he needs to be more in the spirit to score. ‘But normally, today he played 45 minutes, he needs to have continuity. But first of all he needs to build his continuity and trust during the trainings during the week.

‘He’s a young player that needs to be trusted, we need to trust in him to create this relationship with us and with the team.

‘He has enormous quality and talent, I think it’s only [a matter of] time for him to settle better in the team and for sure he will find the way to perform in the way that we expect.’

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